How to immigrate to Canada as a nurse

Credit to Author: Michael Schwartz| Date: Sun, 25 Apr 2021 12:00:35 +0000

The pandemic has exacerbated the need for nurses and other health professionals in Canada. Even before coronavirus swept the globe, Canada had been experiencing a shortage of nurses, and as such there are a number of immigration pathways targeting these healthcare professionals. Nurses fall into one of two categories in the Canadian government’s National Occupation […]

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Express Entry: New PNP draw invites 266 candidates

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Wed, 14 Apr 2021 18:48:46 +0000

Canada invited 266 Express Entry candidates to apply for permanent residence on April 14. In order to be invited in this draw, candidates needed a score of 753. This minimum score requirement may seem high compared to the average all-program, or Canadian Experience Class-only draw, but that is because invited candidates needed to have previously […]

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Canada had another strong month for immigration in February 2021

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Tue, 13 Apr 2021 19:50:10 +0000

Canada is on track to achieve its target of welcoming 401,000 new immigrants in 2021. This afternoon, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) released new data showing that 23,375 people obtained permanent residence in February. IRCC data previously showed that Canada welcomed nearly 25,000 immigrants in January. All told, Canada has already welcomed 48,000 new […]

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Express Entry: 5,000 CEC candidates invited

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Thu, 18 Mar 2021 15:24:13 +0000

Canada invited 5,000 Express Entry candidates to apply for permanent residence on March 18. Invited candidates needed to be eligible for the Canadian Experience Class (CEC) and have a score of at least 449 in order to receive an Invitation to Apply. Some of the basic eligibility requirements for the CEC include one year of […]

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Express Entry: Canada invites 183 PNP candidates

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Wed, 17 Mar 2021 15:04:19 +0000

Canada invited 183 Express Entry candidates to apply for permanent residence on March 17. Immigration, Refugee and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) invited candidates who had a minimum score of 682. This Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score requirement may seem high, but that is because everyone invited had previously received a nomination from a Provincial Nominee Program (PNP). […]

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Canada welcomed nearly 25,000 immigrants in January 2021— most since last February

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Thu, 11 Mar 2021 02:03:11 +0000

Canada’s immigration levels are starting to recover. New Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) data show that the country welcomed about 24,665 new permanent residents in January 2021. This is comparable to Canada’s monthly intake prior to the pandemic. In fact, it is the strongest month for Canadian immigration since February 2020. Find out if you’re […]

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Canada welcomed nearly 25,000 immigrants in January 2021 — most since last February

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Thu, 11 Mar 2021 02:03:11 +0000

Canada’s immigration levels are starting to recover. New Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) data show that the country welcomed about 24,665 new permanent residents in January 2021. This is comparable to Canada’s monthly intake prior to the pandemic. In fact, it is the strongest month for Canadian immigration since February 2020. Find out if you’re […]

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Canada welcomed 184,000 new immigrants in 2020

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Thu, 11 Feb 2021 16:05:02 +0000

New Canadian government data shows the country welcomed 184,370 new permanent residents in 2020 as newcomer flows fell due to the coronavirus pandemic. This is the lowest level of immigration to Canada since 1998 when it welcomed just over 174,000 immigrants that year. In March 2020, Canada’s Immigration Minister Marco Mendicino announced Canada would seek […]

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Nova Scotia invites Express Entry candidates in first draw of the year

Credit to Author: Mohanad Moetaz| Date: Tue, 19 Jan 2021 18:10:27 +0000

Nova Scotia invited immigration candidates to apply for a provincial nomination for permanent residence through its Labour Market Priorities stream on January 19. The Nova Scotia Nominee Program (NSNP) did not disclose how many invitations were issued in the draw. The stream is linked with Express Entry. This means that those who received invitations must […]

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More IELTS and CELPIP test dates becoming available

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Sun, 17 May 2020 07:00:21 +0000

Completing an English or French language test that is officially recognized by the Canadian government is mandatory for skilled worker candidates that want to secure a permanent residence (PR) visa to move to Canada. In fact, obtaining high language test scores is among the best ways of increasing your odds of successfully immigrating to Canada. […]

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